• FEATURED

    Come On Girls! Don’t Fail Me NOW!

    I have been battling low supply for a couple of weeks now. I was pumping anywhere between eighteen to twenty ounces a day (while at work) to nine to ten if I am lucky. I am using up my stash I had in the freezer at alarming rates because I can’t keep up. Alarming you say? Yes! I did not know that I would be so panicked over this. My goal is a year and I am still holding on to that. I have now tried the brownies, cookies, brewers yeast, Fenugreek, flaxseed, oats, smoothies, power pumping and nothing is helping. Everyone keeps saying “Hey you did great I mean…

  • RECIPES GALORE

    Super Easy Oatmeal Lactation Cookies

    I have now tried a dozen or so cookies that are supposed to help with lactation. The problem is I can never eat more than one to see if they really work because they taste so awful! So, I ventured on my own and made some amazing oatmeal cookies with a ton of ingredients that assist in increasing milk. Today is my first day eating them so not sure if they are working but man they help my mood if nothing else! They are tasty and not too sweet so I don’t feel guilty eating two or three through the day.   Ingredients: 1 cup flour ¼ tsp. baking powder…

  • REAL LIFE

    Milk Reduction When Period Returns

    Ugh your monthly aunt Flow returns! As if delivering a human, having leaky boobs and no sleep weren’t enough. You begin to wonder if you will ever catch a break! Eleven months of no visits from aunt Flow was amazing and I did not miss her one bit! Some women will not get a visit the entire time they are breastfeeding, lucky them! I was two months post-delivery when she returned. So how do you combat milk reduction while she visits? Here are a few pointers: Cal-Mag Supplements Just before your period starts, your blood calcium levels drop, causing your milk supply to drop. To combat this, you can take…